ABC Behavior Analysis: Definition & Examples


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Which is the best definition of behavior analysis?

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1. Determine the antecedent in the following example. When arriving to her math group, Jane rips up her math paper and throws it away. She then goes to the counselor's office to calm down.

2. What is a possible consequence in this example? When John is driving and he sees a speed limit sign, he adjusts his speed to make sure he is not going over the limit.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these interactive questions on ABC behavior analysis and see how you score. Find out what you know about key points like the definition of behavior analysis and the antecedent in a scenario where a girl in math group misbehaves.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Determine how much you know about the following:

  • A possible consequence in a scenario about driving
  • An appropriate behavior description for a sample scenario involving a student having a meltdown
  • Questions to consider when identifying a behavioral antecedent

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on ABC behavior analysis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a possible consequence when you see a speed limit sign and slow down
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of behavior analysis to explain how to determine the antecedent

Additional Learning

Learn more about behavior from the lesson we've called ABC Behavior Analysis: Definition & Examples. These topics will be covered for your benefit:

  • Influential factors on behavior
  • Definition of 'antecedent' and some examples
  • Examples of behavior and some of their consequences